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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories Db2 for i
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 4, 2016

Allow the DSPDBR command to cope with more than 52,000 logical views over a single physical file.?

The limit of 52,000 logical views over a single physical file is not a system limit as the system clearly allows a lot more logical views. The only limit is in within the DSPDBR command, which crashes when it reaches a physical with over 52,000. Can this bug please be fixed.

Use Case:

see PMR for the full details

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Jan 12, 2021

    While IBM does not intend to extend the currently supported limit for the DSPDBR command, an enhancement that was delivered in spring 2020 returns all the logical views and many other dependents for a file. The SYSTOOLS.RELATED_OBJECTS table function returns all objects related to a specified database file, including logical files, views, and indexes.

    See for details.

    This was made available for IBM i 7.4 with SF99704 Level 10 and for IBM i 7.3 with SF99703 Level 22.

  • Guest
    Nov 15, 2016

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - DB2 for i
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Core OS
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

  • Guest
    Oct 5, 2016

    This RFE's Headline was changed after submission to reflect the headline of an internal request we were already considering, but will now track here.